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Archive 2007

Report on Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (Qld) Moore Opening

(Posted: 28/11/07)

The first state-government funded section of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail was opened on Sunday 25 November 2007 at Moore.

Adelaide Hills Rail Trail (SA) Committee Formation Meeting

(Posted: 17/11/07)

The first AGM for this committee supporting the development of this rail trail will be held on Monday 19th November at Balhannah.

Railtrails Australia Annual General Meeting

(Posted: 06/11/07)

The Annual General Meeting will be held 7pm Friday 9th November 2007 in Melbourne and followed by a video presentation on rail trails in Queensland.

Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (Qld) Official Opening and Public Plan Release

(Posted: 06/11/07)

The Moore to Linville section of this rail trail will be officially opened on Sunday 25th November at 9:30am. A draft plan for the rail trail will also open for public consultation

Cycle Tourism Conference 2007, Sydney

(Posted: 24/09/07)

The Cycle Tourism Conference will be held at Sydney Olympic Park, 18th and 19th October, 2007.

Birregurra to Forest Rail Trail ( 190km south west of Melbourne)

(Posted: 16/09/07)

A steering committee has been formed to consult with community for the establishment of a rail trail.

Images for Australian Rail Trails Calendar 2008

(Posted: 22/08/07)

Railtrails Australia is seeking photographs for a calendar featuring rail trails across Australia for 2008. Closing date is October 14th 2007.

Birregurra to Forrest (SW Victoria) Rail Trail Public Meeting

(Posted: 21/08/07)

The meeting will be held on Tuesday 11th September at 7.30 pm at the Forrest Hall to gauge support for this possible rail trail

Atherton Tablelands Rail Trail (North Qld) Community Meeting

(Posted: 21/08/07)

A public meeting will be held at Merrilands Hall in Atherton on Tuesday 28th of August 2007 from 6pm to 8pm.

Rattler Rail Trail (north of Adelaide, SA) Official Opening

(Posted: 07/08/07)

This new 19km rail trail is being officially opened on Sunday 19th August 2007.

Comments Sought on Proposed Murrumbidgee Valley Rail Trail (South West NSW)

(Posted: 03/07/07)

The Gundagai Shire Council is seeking comments on a proposal for a rail trail centred on the town until the 10th August 2007.

Guide Book Update (Vic & SA)

(Posted: 26/06/07)

The new edition of our guide book Rail Trails of Victoria and South Australia is now back from the printers.

Pedestrian Bridge Over Gardiner's Creek Re-opened

(Posted: 25/06/07)

After many delays the small bridge over Gardiner's Creek on the Outer Circle Rail Trail at East Malvern has been repaired.

Warburton Rail Trail (Victoria) - Tourist Interpretation Shelter Opening

(Posted: 12/06/07)

A new tourist interpretation shelter will be officially opened at Wandin on Saturday 16 June.

New Rail Trail Guide Book (Vic & SA) launch

(Posted: 30/05/07)

Our very popular Guide Book of Rail Trails of Victoria and South Australia has been revised, added to and is being reprinted. The book will be officially launched on 11 July in Melbourne.

Recreational Trail Management Class in Adelaide

(Posted: 30/05/07)

An interactive Master Class will be held in Adelaide for management of recreational trails in natural areas on Friday July 20th, 2007

Establishment of Rail Trails in NSW to Become Easier

(Posted: 28/05/07)

The Department of Lands in NSW is pushing for disused lines to be transferred to their department for use as rail trails.

Northern Territory Rail Trail Walks

(Posted: 28/05/07)

Guided walks will be conducted at Katherine on the 9th June 2007 and Darwin on the 11th June 2007.

Rail Trail event at Tallangatta Vic

(Posted: 25/03/07)

A ride or walk event is being organised on the High Country Rail Trail around Tallangatta on Sunday 22 April 2007

Moe - Yallourn Rail Trail (Gippsland, Victoria) Fun Run/walk

(Posted: 11/02/07)

The fun run/walk will be held on Sunday 25th of February 2007.

Ballarat to Skipton Rail Trail (Vic) - Fundraising Walk Run or Ride Event Coming Up

(Posted: 01/02/07)

Mark your calender for Saturday March 17

Bass Coast Rail Trail (Vic) Wonthaggi Heritage Celebrations

(Posted: 27/01/07)

Organised Rail Trail WALK on Saturday 24 and BIKE RIDE on Sunday 25 February 2007.

$3.6 million Funding for Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (SE Qld)

(Posted: 23/01/07)

The Queensland Government has announced this funding to fully develop this rail trail west of Brisbane.

Victoria Bike Path Discovery Day 2007

(Posted: 23/01/07)

Bicycle Victoria has organised this day for Sunday 4 March 2007, which includes two rail trails.

South Australia and Western Australia Descriptions Updated

(Posted: 23/01/07)

All descriptions for these two states have been updated over the last few months.

Irwin Track (North Queensland) Nominated for Heritage Listing

(Posted: 16/01/07)

The Heritage Council of the Queensland Environmental Protection Agency has nominated this 5km former railway line for heritage listing.

Possible Sources of Funding for Victorian Rail Trails

(Posted: 15/01/07)

Landcare is offering Grassroots funding with applications closing 28th Feb 2007. The Department of Infrasturcture is offering Local Area Access Program grants later this year

Great Southern Rail Trail (Gippsland, Victoria) Heritage Day

(Posted: 03/01/07)

On Sunday 14th January 2007 the South Gippsland Tourist Railway is having a special day in conjunction with the Great Southern Rail Trail.